Technical / Optional Tours

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT) has been appointed the official travel agent for the Conference and will handle technical and optional tours.

Technical Tour

T-1: Nissan Plant & Laboratory Tour

Date November 13(Fri.) / 8:20-18:50
Price JPY 5,000 per person
Condition Minimum Participants requires 30 persons, Maximum 40 persons.
Itinerary
8:05 Assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama
8:20 Dep. Pacifico Yokohama --- Oppama Plant, Nissan
11:55 Lunch Time Pacifico Yokohama
*Lunch is NOT included in this tour.
12:50 Re-assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama
13:00 Re-dep. Pacifiko Yokohama --- Yokohama National University---Keio University Shin-Kawasaki Town Campus
18:50 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at Pacifico Yokohama
  • *Scheduled time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
    *Places to visit , Maximum attendee of the tour, etc. are subject to change with or without notice.
    *Participation only in AM or PM is available. (No discount)
Venue Oppama Plant, Nissan
 ADDRESS: 1, Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa 237-8523, Japan
 TEL: +81-46-867-5000

Yokohama National University
 ADDRESS: 79-1 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan
 TEL: +81-45-339-3189

Keio University Shin-Kawasaki Town Campus
 ADDRESS: 7-1 Shin-Kawasaki, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki 212-0032, Japan
 TEL: +81-44-580-1580
Tour Contents Oppama Plant, Nissan
  • Abstract of the Nissan / Oppama Plant
  • Introduction Movie
  • Visiting the assembly process & final inspection process
    Car Models are LEAF (full electric vehicle), JUKE, CUBE and SYLPHY.
    Combined assembly lines for ordinal and electric vehicle should be interesting.
  • Watching the import/export dock from the tour bus

Laboratory
  • Visiting research laboratories at Yokohama National University. Research topics are power electronics, motion control, robotics, and haptics. (subject to change without notice)
  • Visiting research laboratories at Keio University. Research topics are motion control, robotics, and haptics. (subject to change without notice)
Precaution for Visitors Oppama Plant, Nissan
  • - Visitors from other companies in the same business are not permitted to take part in the tour.
  • - Taking photographs are prohibited inside the plant. Using the camera, mobile phone with camera, video recorder is all prohibited. Taking photos in guest hall is permitted.
  • - Smoking is prohibited inside the plant.
  • - Drinker might not be permitted to attend the tour.
  • - Clothes suitable for moving around are recommended. Especially, shoes such as high heels and sandals are not suitable.

Laboratory
  • - Taking photographs without permission is prohibited. Using cameras, mobile phones with camera, and video recorders are all prohibited.
  • - Smoking is prohibited inside the laboratories.
  • - Drinkers might not be permitted to attend the tour.
  • - Clothes suitable for moving around are recommended. Especially, shoes such as high heels and sandals are not suitable.
Notice & Privacy Policy
  • Venue requires information of attendees (Name, Title, Organization, and job position) in advance.
    Please make agreement of offering your information when you apply for technical tour.
  • Attendees who are belonging to other sector peer company cannot attend this tour.

T-2: Toshiba and TMEIC Tour

Date November 12(Thu.) / 7:45-13:45
Price JPY 5,000 per person
Condition Minimum Participants requires 15 persons, Maximum 20 persons.
Itinerary
7:30 Assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama
7:45 Dep. Pacifico Yokohama--- Fuchu Complex, Toshiba Corporation
13:45 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at Pacifico Yokohama
  • *Arrival time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
    *Lunch is NOT included.
Venue Fuchu Complex, Toshiba Corporation
Fuchu Works, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)
 ADDRESS: 1 Toshiba-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-8511, Japan
 TEL: +81-42-333-2011
Tour Contents
  • Introduction to Toshiba and TMEIC factories
  • Visiting manufacturing lines of large-capacity (up to 300 MVA) power electronics equipment and laboratories on large-capacity power electronics systems (subject to change without notice)
  • Questions and answers
Precaution for Visitors
  • - Visitors from other companies in the same business are not permitted to take part in the tour.
  • - Taking photographs is prohibited inside the factories and laboratories. Using cameras, mobile phones with camera, and video recorders are all prohibited.
  • - Smoking is prohibited inside the factories and laboratories.
  • - Drinkers might not be permitted to attend the tour.
  • - Clothes suitable for moving around are recommended. Especially, shoes such as high heels and sandals are not suitable. Inside the factories and laboratories, all visitors are required to put on dedicated clothes (hat and jacket).
  • - All visitors must follow the instructions of escorting staffs. Access to off-limits areas is prohibited.
  • - Minimum passenger count is 15. Up to 20 persons are accepted for participation.
Notice & Privacy Policy
  • Venue requires information of attendees (Name, Title, Organization, and job position) in advance.
    Please make agreement of offering your information when you apply for technical tour.
  • Attendees who are belonging to other sector peer company cannot attend this tour.

 

Optional Tour

OP1: Kamakura (Old Capital) 1 day

Date November 11(Wed) / 9:00-17:00 (approx. 8 hours)
Price JPY11,000 per person (lunch included)
Condition Minimum Participants required 30 persons, 1 Lunch, English Speaking Guide, Admission ticket to the Great Image of Buddha and Hase Kannon Temple.
Itinerary
8:45 Assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama 1F Lobby
9:00 Dep. Hotel--- The Great Image of Buddha---Hase Kannon Temple---Lunch--- Tsurugaoka Hachimangu
17:00 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at Pacifico Yokohama
  • *Arrival time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
  • *Places to visit, Maximum attendee of the tour, etc are subject to change with or without notice.

Photo credit by Kamakura City Tourist Association

The Great Image of Buddha

The world famous approximately 750-years-old, 38-foot-tall, 120-ton bronze statue in Kotoku-in temple

Photo credit by Kamakura City Tourist Association

Hase Kannon Temple:

The temple is celebrated for its eleven-headed gift statue of Kannon.

Photo credit by Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu:

One of the most famous Shinto Shrines in Kamakura.

OP2: Yokohama walking half day[ CANCELLED ]

This tour has been cancelled because the number of participants was not reached to the minimum requirement.

Date November 12(Thu) / 13:00-17:00 (approx. 4 hours)
Price JPY7,500 per person
Condition Minimum Participants required 10 persons, No meals included, English Speaking Guide, Admission ticket to Hara museum and Yokohama Bay Cruise.
Itinerary
12:45 Assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama 1F Lobby
13:00 Dep. Pacifico---Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery --- Hara Model Railway Museum --- 10min. Cruising Yokohama bay---
17:00 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at Pacifico Yokohama.
  • *Arrival time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
  • *Places to visit, Maximum attendee of the tour, etc are subject to change with or without notice.
Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery

“Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery” transmits the vision and message of Nissan from Yokohama, the birthplace of the company.4000 sqm gallery consists of “Product Zone” for displaying the latest models of the cars for the domestic market, “Global Product Zone” for displaying the cars for the overseas market, “Corporate Communication Zone” for introducing the activities of the company, and “Heritage Corridor” for introducing the company's history.

Hara Model Railway Museum

On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, the Hara Model Railway Museum opend in Yokohama, where Japan's first railway started. The museum opens to the public a massive collection of models trains, said to be the largest in the world, made and possessed by Nobutaro Hara. The collection also includes many railway collectables other than the model trains. You can hear the same sound as real trains as they go over the joints between track sections. Running models are made possible by incorporating the same technologies as real trains, even if those cannot be seen from the outside. Such technologies include gears, leaf springs, bearings, swing bolsters, brakes and more. At the museum, you can enjoy gauge one (1:32 scale) model trains incorporating those technologies running on one of the world's largest indoor dioramas.

OP-3: Japanese Garden & Tea Ceremony[ CANCELLED ]

This tour has been cancelled because the number of participants was not reached to the minimum requirement.

Date November 13(Fri) / 9:30-12:30 (approx. 4 hours)
Price JPY3,000 per person
Condition Minimum Participants required 10 persons, No meals included, English Speaking Guide.
Itinerary
9:15 Assembly Time Pacifico Yokohama
9:30 Dep. Hotel---Sankei-en Garden
12:00 Arr. Tour will be disbanded at Pacifico Yokohama
  • *Arrival time will be changed due to traffic conditions.
    *Places to visit, Maximum attendee of the tour, etc are subject to change with or without notice.
Sankei-en Garden

Sankei-en is a stroll-type garden full of architecture masterpieces. Hara Tomitaro, a silk merchant, created the garden based on the image of the Nara countryside. He opened the garden to the public in 1906. Sankei-en evolved as Hara scoured ancient capitals for buildings.

Optional Tour Conditions

Please refer to the details on the following URL.
URL: http://www.jtbgmt.com/tourconditionagtorgcd/index.html

Payment

Participants wishing to pay through online no later than October 23th, 2015.
Application should be accompanied by a remittance covering total tour fare due JTBGMT.
No reservation will be confirmed in the absence of this payment. Personal checks are not accepted. All payment must be in Japanese yen. If the remittance covers more than one person, please inform us the name of each participant.

  • - One of the following credit cards
    1. VISA 2. MasterCard 3. Diners Club 4. AMEX 5. JCB
  • - A bank transfer to JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (Message:IECON2015)
    Account at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. Shin-Marunouchi Branch (swift code: BOTKJPJT)
    1-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan (Account number: 4760343)

Cancellation

In the event of cancellation, the following cancellation fees will be deducted before any refund is made.

10 – 8 days before the departure day of one day tours 20% of tour fare
7 - 2 days before 30% of tour fare
1 day before 40% of tour fare
Prior to starting time on the departure day 50% of tour fare
After departure or failure to show without notice 100% of tour fare

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Tours are operated by JTB Global Marketing & Travel
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